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Head of Pennsylvania's State-Owned University System to Retire

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    State-owned schools in Pennsylvania are seeing big declines in enrollment and tuition hikes. NBC10's Randy Gyllenhaal has the details on the report from the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.

    (Published Thursday, July 13, 2017)

    The head of Pennsylvania's state-owned university system is leaving after four years on the job.

    The State System of Higher Education said Monday that Chancellor Frank Brogan will retire on Sept. 1 from the position that pays him $346,000 a year.

    Brogan, who is 63 years old, told the board of his decision last week, shortly before a meeting in which the system received a consultant's report that was highly critical of its leadership.

    The report by the National Center for Higher Education Management Systems says the 14-school system needs better top management to address a climate of distrust, non-transparency, confrontation and competition.

    Brogan came to Pennsylvania after serving as chancellor of the State University System of Florida. He's a former Florida lieutenant governor.